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Stephane Kasriel, Xavier Casanova, Walter Mann: Predictive pre-download of a network object. Digital River, North Oaks Patent Agency, Shawn B Dempster, June 16, 2009: US07548947 (236 worldwide citation)

A method for enabling pre-downloading of network objects to a web client from a web server is described. The method includes intercepting at a device a request from a web client to a web server for a first network object. The same device intercepts a response to the request from the web server. The ...


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Stephane Kasriel, Xavier Casanova, Walter Mann: Predictive pre-download using normalized network object identifiers. Digital River, Shawn B Dempster, December 27, 2005: US06981017 (167 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for predicting which network objects are likely to be requested by a web user from a web server, such as that used in conjunction with an internetworking environment. A request made by a web user for a web object is parsed and dynamic values contained therein normaliz ...


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Stephane Kasriel, Xavier Casanova, Walter R Mann: Network object predictive pre-download device. Digital River, North Oaks Patent Agency, Shawn B Dempster, November 16, 2010: US07836177 (164 worldwide citation)

A network object predictive pre-download device operable on a network logically between a web client and a web server on a network is described. The pre-download device includes a prediction engine that intercepts a request from the web client to the web server for a first network object and determi ...


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Stephane Kasriel, Walter Mann: Efficient compression using differential caching. Digital River, North Oaks Patent Agency, Shawn B Dempster, March 6, 2007: US07188214 (164 worldwide citation)

A technique for increased efficiency of content delivery over a network is described. Instances of web pages are divided into (1) templates including those elements of a web page that are relatively unchanging and (2) delta information including those elements that are ephemeral or customized. Each ...


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Stephane Kasriel, Walter Mann: Content delivery network using differential caching. Digital River, North Oaks Patent Agency, Shawn B Dempster, February 27, 2007: US07185063 (161 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a technique for serving relatively non-static content in a CDN (content delivery network). Content is pushed out from an originating server to a set of mirroring servers using differential caching. Each requestable object is separated into template and delta information. The o ...


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Stephane Kasriel, Walter Mann, Xavier Casanova: Template identification with differential caching. Digital River, Shawn B Dempster, August 15, 2006: US07092997 (154 worldwide citation)

It is desirable to send documents to a user in such a way as to minimize the bandwidth and other computer resources required. To this end, a document may be categorized as (1) delta information (information that changes rapidly), (2) sub-template information (information that changes less frequently ...


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Joel A Ronning: On-line try before you buy software distribution system. Digital River, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, March 16, 1999: US05883955 (138 worldwide citation)

A computer-based on-line system is provided for demonstrating software programs to a potential purchaser. The system receives from an on-line system a software program to be demonstrated, and maintains the software program in a locked state in order to prevent unauthorized duplication of the softwar ...


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Joel A Ronning, Kelly J Wical: Electronic commerce system and method for detecting fraud. Digital River, North Oaks Patent Agency, Shawn B Dempster, January 16, 2007: US07165051 (92 worldwide citation)

An electronic commerce system having a server and an end user machine interacting through a network during an electronic commerce transaction is disclosed. The server includes a software module configured to receive user-entered information via the network including an electronic purchase order for ...


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Joel A Ronning: Try before you buy software distribution and marketing system. Digital River, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, May 25, 1999: US05907617 (88 worldwide citation)

A computer-based system is provided for demonstrating software programs to a potential purchaser and for gathering marketing information related to the demonstration of the programs. The system enables the software programs for execution upon selection by a user, and allows the user to subsequently ...


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Joel A Ronning: System for preventing unauthorized copying of active software. Digital River, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, February 9, 1999: US05870543 (85 worldwide citation)

A computer-based system is provided for preventing unauthorized duplication of a particular software program among a plurality of active software programs executed on a computer. The system receives an indication that the computer is executing the particular software program, and then monitors opera ...